[Numpy-discussion] Would like to patch docstring for numpy.random.normal

Paul Hobson pmhobson at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 16:34:38 EDT 2015


I feel your pain. Making it worse, numpy.random.lognormal takes "mean" and
"sigma" as input. If there's ever a backwards incompatible release, I hope
these things will be cleared up.



On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 9:59 PM, Daniel Sank <sank.daniel at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sturia,
>
> > Change the name of keyword arguments?
> > This would be evil.
>
> Yes, I see this now. It is really a shame these were defined as keyword
> arguments. I've shown the docstring to a few people and so far they all
> agree that it is unnecessarily convoluted.
>
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